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U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

The U.S. finishes Olympic competition in customary fashion, with the gold. Tokyo 2020 Women’s Basketball All-Star Five MVP – Breanna Stewart (USA) Rui Machida (Japan) Emma Meesseman (Belgium) A’ja Wilson (USA) Sandrine Gruda (France) After a close game in the…

USA runs past Nigeria 93-62  in final exhibition before Tokyo Olympics

USA runs past Nigeria 93-62 in final exhibition before Tokyo Olympics

The USA Women’s National Team ran past Nigeria 93-62 Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas before heading to Tokyo for the Summer Olympics. The win capped a three-game exhibition schedule for Team USA that included losses to Team WNBA during the league’s…

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA defeated Team USA 93-85 in the 2021 WNBA All-Star Game, a special edition of the event that featured All-Stars vs. the USA Senior Women’s National Team. First-time All-Star Arike Ogunbowale (Dallas Wings) helped lead Team WNBA to the…

Devoted parents, impressive work ethic, and die-hard fans helped fuel the stellar career of Seimone Augustus

Devoted parents, impressive work ethic, and die-hard fans helped fuel the stellar career of Seimone Augustus

Watch Seimone Augustus talk about the impact of the late Sue Gunter on her career After a stellar playing career, women’s basketball legend Seimone Augustus hung up her sneakers the day before the beginning of the 2021 WNBA season. The…

Led by Damaris Dantas, Minnesota Lynx survive Phoenix to advance to semifinals of Playoffs

Led by Damaris Dantas, Minnesota Lynx survive Phoenix to advance to semifinals of Playoffs

The Lynx rebuild their way into the playoffs; Minnesota postseason storylines Playoff schedule Whenever Minnesota and Phoenix get together, whether it’s the regular season or a one-game, go home knockout, Ringo Starr’s 1973 hit easily comes to mind: You know…

The Lynx rebuild their way into the playoffs; Minnesota postseason storylines

The Lynx rebuild their way into the playoffs; Minnesota postseason storylines

Playoff schedule The fourth-seeded Minnesota Lynx plays fifth-seed Phoenix Thursday in the second round of the 2020 WNBA wubble playoffs. The teams split the abbreviated two-game regular-season series. Most preseason prognosticators probably wouldn’t admit that they didn’t expect the Lynx…

Mystics fight off injury bug for 101-78 win over Lynx

Mystics fight off injury bug for 101-78 win over Lynx

Emma Meesseman and Elena Delle Donne pace Mystics over Lynx Stats || Shot Charts WASHINGTON D.C. – A shorthanded Washington Mystics bested the Minnesota Lynx 101-78 Sunday afternoon at Entertainment and Sports Arena. “I told our team this is the…

Led by Odyssey Sims, Minnesota Lynx race by Seattle Storm, 72-61

Led by Odyssey Sims, Minnesota Lynx race by Seattle Storm, 72-61

The Minnesota Lynx topped a sluggish Seattle Storm 72-61 Wednesday night at Target Center in front of 8,092 fans. Led by rookie forward Napheesa Collier, the home team held the Storm to just nine first quarter points, the same amount…

Sensational 27-point output from rookie Napheesa Collier helps Minnesota top Chicago 89-71 in season opener

Sensational 27-point output from rookie Napheesa Collier helps Minnesota top Chicago 89-71 in season opener

Napheesa Collier leads Minnesota Lynx in season opener against the Chicago Sky MINNEAPOLIS – She’s no Maya Moore but Minnesota Lynx rookie forward and fellow UConn grad Napheesa Collier wasn’t too bad in her regular season pro debut. “I was…

Lynx beat Sparks in Finals Game 5 to win their 4th WNBA title

Lynx beat Sparks in Finals Game 5 to win their 4th WNBA title

Box score Game 1 Recap Game 2 Recap Game 3 Recap Game 4 Recap Video: Sylvia Fowles Game 5 Highlights Notes Postgame Transcripts The Minnesota Lynx won their fourth WNBA title Wednesday night, beating the Los Angeles Sparks 85-76, in…

WNBA players and rosters make debut in NBA Live series

WNBA players and rosters make debut in NBA Live series

Video: EA. For the first time, WNBA rosters will available in the popular NBA Live video game Electronic Arts (EA) announced today. The next release of the game, NBA Live 18, will include current teams of the WNBA. “On behalf…

WNBA Players of the Month for May 2017: Tiffany Hayes and Sylvia Fowles

Tiffany Hayes of the Atlanta Dream and Sylvia Fowles of the Minnesota Lynx are the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month for games played in May. Hayes won her first Player of the Month award. Fowles is a…

LSU to retire jersey of Sylvia Fowles

The LSU Hall of Fame Committee unanimously approved the retirement of the jersey of Minnesota Lynx player and three-time Olympic gold medalist Sylvia Fowles. The jersey will be retired by LSU in a ceremony prior to a game during the…

Lynx Center Sylvia Fowles Named 2016 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, All-Defensive Team announced

Lynx Center Sylvia Fowles Named 2016 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, All-Defensive Team announced

The WNBA announced today that Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles is the recipient of the 2016 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Award. Fowles received 19 votes from a national panel of 39 sportswriters and broadcasters. This is Fowles’ third…

Dishin & Swishin 10/22/15 Podcast: Is the Minnesota Lynx’s Cheryl Reeve the best WNBA coach ever?

Dishin & Swishin 10/22/15 Podcast: Is the Minnesota Lynx’s Cheryl Reeve the best WNBA coach ever?

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Congratulations to the Minnesota Lynx, the 2015 WNBA champions! It is a pleasure to welcome back to the…

Dishin & Swishin 10/08/15 Podcast: Taj McWilliams-Franklin transitions from WNBA legend to Division II head coach

Dishin & Swishin 10/08/15 Podcast: Taj McWilliams-Franklin transitions from WNBA legend to Division II head coach

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Taj McWilliams-Franklin has played basketball for twenty-five franchises, in twelve countries, over twenty-one years. Just let that sink…

2015 WNBA Finals Game 2: Lynx even series, defeat Fever 77-71

2015 WNBA Finals Game 2: Lynx even series, defeat Fever 77-71

Notes || By the Numbers || Quotes || Social Media Recap The Minnesota Lynx defeated the Indiana Fever 77-71 in game two of the WNBA Finals Tuesday night in Minneapolis. The best-of-five series is now tied 1-1. The teams resume action on…

2015 WNBA Finals Game 1: Indiana Fever tame the Minnesota Lynx, 75-69

2015 WNBA Finals Game 1: Indiana Fever tame the Minnesota Lynx, 75-69

By the Numbers  || Notes || Quotes || Social Media Recap Led by guard Briann January, the Indiana Fever defeated the Minnesota Lynx 75-69 in game one of the WNBA Finals Sunday afternoon at the Target Center in front of 11,023 spectators.…

Dishin & Swishin 10/01/15 Podcast: Previewing the WNBA finals with Mike Thibault & Brian Agler

Dishin & Swishin 10/01/15 Podcast: Previewing the WNBA finals with Mike Thibault & Brian Agler

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). When the WNBA season tipped off at the beginning of June, many people expected the Minnesota Lynx to…

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and  Chiney Ogwumike

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and Chiney Ogwumike

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). The roundtable discussions are some of the most popular and listened to shows from the Dishin & Swishin…

Liberty defeat the Lynx 81-68, head to the playoffs for the first time since 2012

The New York Liberty (19-8) defeated the Minnesota Lynx, 81-68, to clinch their first playoff berth since 2012. The team will play in the postseason for the 13th time in franchise history. Epiphanny Prince led the Liberty, finishing with 22…

Dishin & Swishin 07/29/15 Podcast: With Big Syl, the pressure is on the Lynx, and Maya Moore would not have it any other way

Dishin & Swishin 07/29/15 Podcast: With Big Syl, the pressure is on the Lynx, and Maya Moore would not have it any other way

[display_podcast] What a week to be Maya Moore! First, she drops 30 points in the All-Star game including eight in a row to lead the West to victory, earning Most Valuable Player. Follow that with the dropping of the first…

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

[display_podcast] Finally, the WNBA regular season has arrived! It begins Friday with a slate of five games so sign up for WNBA Live Access (still one of the best deals out there) to watch the games streamed live and enjoy.…

Dishin & Swishin 5/14/15 Podcast: Mechelle Voepel on the issues surrounding the WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 5/14/15 Podcast: Mechelle Voepel on the issues surrounding the WNBA season

[display_podcast] A big part of what makes an enjoyable podcast is the feeling that you are just listening in on a conversation between two people shooting the breeze. That is what you get this week when Mechelle Voepel and David…